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the largest conference of united nations -- in the united nations' history and regards to the environmental agenda. we were able to take steps toward the historic consolidation of the new paradigm. i would like to voice my special thanks to them for their commitment and for having collaborated with brazil before and during the conference. the outcome document -- by consensus, not only preserves the 1992 earth summit legacy, but also constitutes a starting point for a sustainable agenda for the 21st century. with a focus on education and the conscientious use of natural resources and on a sustainable production. denied the nation's has had a number of tasks -- united nations has had a number of tasks -- >> we will breakaway shortly and take you back to the house. 6375, h.r. 6215, h.r. 6189, h.r. 6515, h.r. 4347, h.r. 4223, h.r. 4158, h.r. 35 56, h.r. 2706, h.r. 2240, h.r. 2139, h.r. 1791, h.r. 1272. with best wishes i am signed sincerely, karen l. haas. the honorable the speaker, house of representatives, sir. pursuant to the permission granted in clause 2-h of rule 2 of the rules of the u.s
at the united nations, what iran did this morning and how it's creating new tensions in the mild east. the morning news continues. >>> good morning. welcome to a brand new day. it's tuesday, september 25. >> good morning. thank ing us. let's check in with steve for the weather. >> temperatures look like inland they will warm up. by the week kenned even the coast can get in on a warmer pattern. until then, we have morning fog. temperatures will be about 65. inland, more what the way of about 85. >> san mateo bridge traffic looks pretty good. the morning travels doing well in san jose. >> thank you. we have developing news this morning that we have been covering since 4:30. a second suspect is in police custody. we have video of a man being taken away. this is one of two men suspected of breaking into a substation at about 2:45 this morning. officers saw them and started chasing. one office and suspect were actually hurt during a struggle. they will both be okay, they say. dozens of officers set up a perimeter for that second suspect and he was caught hiding under a truck in a business
place among the community of nations as a full member in the united nations. and up for it was voiced by against this political, diplomatic, peaceful step aimed at saving the peace process by asserting its basis and foundation. however, our endeavor was aided by the fact that the overwhelming majority of the countries of the world supported and continue to support our application. i see not even a single reason for denying this request. yet, when the countries of the world had the opportunity to declare their stance without any vetoes last autumn, they voted. they voted despite enormous pressures and strong support of the acceptance of palestine as a member of unesco -- a year has passed. palestine, the homeland of edward said, is planning a role in new unesco, high responsibility and professionalism. palestine is committed to international conventions and is cooperating with all states to advance the objectives of the organization. it is providing a model of what a positive, constructive contribution in international organizations would be. in order to enhance the chances for peace,
. elsewhere, president obama addressed the united nations general assembly where syria and iran took center stage. nbc's steve handles men reports from new york. >> reporter: president obama aimed his u.n. speech at american voters and at most muslims who he said do not hate. >> i would like to begin today by telling you about an american named chris stevens. >> reporter: the u.s. diplomat who loved libya but who was murdered there. his u.s. consulate in benghazi burned. >> there are no words that excuse the killing of innocence. there's no video that justifies an attack on an embassy. >> reporter: there was no sympathy from the president, but he called for a deeper look into the root causes of anti-u.s. muslim rioting and demanded muslim leaders do more now. >> it is time to marginalize those who, even when not directly resorting to violence, use hatred of america or the west or israel as the central organizing principle of politics. >> reporter: iran's president, ahmadinejad, called for elimination of israel. >> make no mistake, a nuclear armed iran is not a challenge that can be containe
minister benjamin netanyahu has told the united nations that the world has until next summer to stop iran from building a nuclear weapon. the white house reacted by saying the u.s. shares israel's goal of stopping that from happening but so far it has refused to set an ultimatum. nbc's danielle leigh reports. >> reporter: from a fight over the west bank to fears about iran's nuclear program, israeli's prime minister benjamin netanyahu spoke under pressure before the united nations. >> today a great battle is being waged. >> reporter: just one day after iran's president mahmoud amadinejad spoke, he netanyahu delivered an ultimatum. >> a red line should be drawn right here before, before iran completes the second stage of nuclear enrichment necessary to make a bomb. >> reporter: israel and the west suspect iran is trying build a nuclear weapon and fear the impact on the region, but so far diplomatic efforts to stop iran who calls the program peaceful have been unsuccessful. netanyahu spoke directly to the palestine yal president mahmoud aback. >> we won't solve our problems with libel louse
netanyahu has told the united nation that's the world has until next summer to stop iran from building a nuclear weapon. the white house reacted by saying the u.s. shares israel's goal of stopping of that happening but so far it has refused to set an ult made yum. danielle lee reports. >> reporter: from a fight over the west bank to fears over i n iran's nuclear program, benjamin netanyahu spoke under pressure before the united nations. >> today a great battle is being waged. >> reporter: just one day after iran's president mahmoud ahmadinejad accused israel and the west of intimidation, netanyahu ran a new ultimatum against the controversial nuclear program. >> a red line should be drawn right here, before -- before iran completes the second stage of nuclear enrichment necessary to make a bomb. >> reporter: israel and the west suspect iran is trying to build a nuclear weapon and fear the impact on the region. but so far diplomatic efforts to stop eye ron ran who calls the program peaceful have been uk unsuccessful. he spoke directly to the palestinian president mahmoud abbas. >> we w
to speak before the united nations general assembly in new york. ktvu's allison burns with more on what the president will say, particularly about iran. allison. >> reporter: dave, the president will be speaking any minute now. he has seen his public approval ratings decline on the issue of foreign policy recently. so, this morning he certainly is going to try to step up his game. his address will be his fourth speech to the general asemi establish and this one comes just six weeks before the presidential election. president obama will use the forum this morning to condemn the antiislamic film that has sparked rage. he is also going to step up pressure on iran and say the u.s. will do what it must to present iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. >> unfortunately foreign policy becomes not so much an issue of demonstrating wisdom as it is an issue for demonstrating toughness. >> the president will tell iran that time is not unlimited. we will have more coverage of the president's speech and reaction throughout the morning here on ktvu. reporting from washington, d.c., allison burns, k t
an occupied congress' action earlier this week. the united nations refugee agency is warning up to 700,000 refugees could flee syria by the end of the year amidst mounting violence between the government of president bashar al-assad and rebels opposed to his regime. the u.n.'s new forecast is nearly quadruple the previous estimate from june. hundreds of thousands of refugees have already fled into neighboring countries including turkey and lebanon during the 18-month conflict. will the donors pledged thursday to give at least $10 million to democratic super pacs in the lead up to the 2012 election. billionaire george soros is promising to give $1 million to the pro-obama super pac priorities usa action. the former hedge fund manager also plans to donate half a million dollars to a pair of super pacs supporting democratic candidates for congress. even with the latest round of pledges, contributions by soros this cycle will pale in comparison to some donors on the republican side. casino magnate sheldon adelson has pledged to spend up to $100 million to defeat president obama and the dem
obama addresses the united nations and has harsh words for one nation in particular. >> as usual, iran, the elephant in the room in that one. >>> plus also this morning, an emotional reunion. a woman who was nearly killed by an out-of-control car. look at the tape. the police officer who literally saved her life. they have been reunited. an incredible story. she is very lucky to be alive. look at that. how close that was. how tragic that could have been. >>> her life was changed. but her dreams remain. a paralyzed woman's vow to walk down the aisle for her wedding day. >> little bit of inspiration on a wednesday morning. great story. >>> first, we have been talking and the country talking about this suns mince monday night. the pressure to do something about the replacement refs. it all picked up steam after this call monday night giving seattle the highly doubtful, questionable, illegitimate victory. >> see one waving it off. one saying touchdown. now even the presidential candidates are weighing in on the issue. abc's karen travers joining us this morning with the very latest. hi, ka
to address united nations over an hour from now. he is getting the low-key no news drop-by that his team was hoping for? he is getting heat making time for "the view" but not fellow leaders. a big time in missouri. if todd aiken exits the senate race he has to do it by 5:00 p.m. today. if not, it's on to november but the yemt battled congressman shows no sign of dropping out. good morning from new york. it's tuesday, september 25th, 2012. i'm chuck todd live outside of the new york public library, nbc's occasieducation nation su behind me. coming up, i will show you live pictures and monitoring and waiting for bill clinton to introduce mitt romney at his global giving conference and when that happens, we will take it to you live and give you a little bit of mitt romney's remarks. he is presenting an intriguing plan of a public private partnership when it comes to foreign aid. one that my guess is won't get taken out of a partisan lens but ought to win time -- when the time comes for it. >>> first, to my first reads of the morning on the trail monday. a null aggressive mitt romney and he
and palestinian president addressed the united nations general below. mahmoud ahmadinejad wants the u.n. to recognize palestine as an observer state. and israel presented their own outlines. and yesterday egyptian's new president spoke. >> reporter: egypt's new highly elected president made his first appearance. >> translator: today every egyptian shares a sense of self-confidence. >> reporter: he called for the world to step in to end the violence in syria. >> translator: we have to put an to end this tragedy. it is the tragedy of the age. >> reporter: iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad challenged the dominance of world powers in his final address at the u.n. the united states and israel have pledged to do what they must to prevent tehran from deeflg nuclear weapon. >> translator: continued threats by the uncivilized zionist to resort to military action against our great nation is a clear example of this reality. >> reporter: u.s. and israeli leaders chose not to attend president mahmoud ahmadinejad's speech here in the u.n. in part because it occurred on yom kippur. demonstrators
in new york for the opening session of the united nations general assembly. he also met with secretary of state hillary clinton one on one, during which he was expected to make his case for military action to stop iran from developing its nuclear program. he used a line drawing the bomb to make the same case at the u.n. >> a red line should be drawn right here. before iran completes the second stage of nuclear enrichment necessary to make a bomb. >> netanyahu said iran will back down if the world draws that clear red line. but he warned that it will have enough enriched uranium to make a nuclear bomb by next summer. that's what they're saying. netanyahu believes we're about six months away from them having enough enriched uranium to make a bomb. >> i think many people are hoping military action is not necessary. >> of course. >> of course. and we know now that israel's foreign ministry called for another round of sanctions against iran because the sanctions that have been put in place have been somewhat successful -- >> right. >> -- i think. you know, at leas
and extremism. >> speaking to the united nations general assembly. president obama condemned the film sparking protests overseas, but said nothing justifies mindless violence. the president also had a message for iran and its developing nuclear program. >> make no mistake. nuclear iran is not a challenge that can be detained. threaten the elimination of israel, the security of gulf nations and the stability of the global economy. >> after the president's un address, he headed across town to speak to clinton. that is where mitt romney began his day. joking about the perks of the former president. >> if there's one thing we have learned in this election season, by the way, it is that a few words from bill clinton can do a man a lot of good. >> he took a political jab at president obama. implying he has not done enough to confront foreign policy subjects. >> we feel we are at the mercy events, rather than shaving events. >> romney headed to the campaign trail in ohio where he is joining paul ryan in a bus tour of the key battleground states. randall pinkston, cbs news, the united nations. >
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the u.s. election. the speech at the united nations seems to have pushed that off a little bit. the prime minister made a very tough case against the iranians for supporting hamas and hezbollah, both organizations that used suicide bomb attacks around the world. that was part of his case why iran should not get a nuclear weapon. of course the united states and israel has gone back and forth when and if a strike is necessary. the united states secretary of state sat down with prime minister netanyahu yesterday for a meeting. that is not the meeting that the prime minister wanted. he did want to meet with president obama. requested a meeting. that was request was denied. the prime minister offered to fly to washington, d.c. today to meet with president obama. we learned he is spending much of the day at campaign events. back in israel, we look again at the newspaper. not all the reaction is positive. next to the prime minister drawing on the diagram of the bomb is a headline a little bit making fun of him saying bebe, the prime minister's nickname, boom. one headline down here. t
, the spotlight on the final day of the 67en united nations general assembly session. the foreign minister will address the delegates and defend the assad regime's actions during the 18-month crisis that spiraled into civil war. joining us now, what are we expecting to hear? >> reporter: john what you'll flare the foreign minister is a vigorous defense not only of the regime's activities but they're fating terrorist activity, and lumping opposition and peaceful protesters into this whole rebel activity fighting the regime and call them terrorists and say, i think you have nations like qatar, saudi arabia, aiding the rebels. what you really have to do crack down on this funding and that's going to help with the political transition. >> secretary of state hillary clinton has talked about her frustration over the fact there hasn't been a meaningful united nations resolution on syria and she talked a little about what she intends to do about it. let's listen. >> what is no secret, that our attempts to move forward at the u.n. security council have been blocked repeatedly. on tuesday i met with
. >> reporter: president obama made the focus of his united nation's address about a man who wasn't there. >> i would like to begin today by telling you about an american named chris stevens. >> reporter: with a tribute to the u.s. ambassador to libya who was attacked and killed in the dead of night in benghazi two weeks ago, he extolled the humanity and hope stevens stood for. >> we are serious about the ideals and must reaffirm our future will be determined by people like chris stevens and not by his killers. >> reporter: but in many ways, the president's speech seemed targeted at his dough met tick audience. accused by republicans of glibly downplaying the unrest in the muslim world, the president demanded an end to the violence. >> there is no speech that justifies mindless violence. there are no words that excuse the killing of innocents. >> reporter: and while only days ago the white house was asking youtube to review whether the anti-muslim film violated the terms of use, the president offered a full-throated defense of freedom of speech. >> like me, the majority of americans are christi
and escalating the fighting in syria. speaking before the united nations general assembly yesterday, he criticized calls for president bashar alassad to sit down. one activist group says 40 people were killed yesterday. we're learning more about the taliban attack that killed three americans in afghanistan. a suicide bomber on a motorcycle struck just as a patrol of afghan police and nato troops got out of their vehicles at a market in eastern afghanistan yesterday. in all, 14 people died in the bombing. >>> eight american airlines jets have been grounded so inspectors can check out potential problems with passenger seats and their cabins. two american flielgts in three days were forced to land prematurely because seats came loose inned my flight. the first incident happened saturday when a 757 from boston to miami had to make an emergency landing when a row of seats came loose from the floor. >> we've got an unusual one for you. during climb out, passenger seats row 12 b, e, and f came loose out of the floor. passengers are unable to sit in that seat. we're thinking about going to kenn
. >> thank you. president obama is in new york this morning where he will address the united nations general assembly. more than 120 speakers are scheduled to address the general assembly this year. a former los angeles gang member in prison is a free man this morning. john smith walked that of prison on monday after an alleged witness to the crime recanted his story. smith said he was said is grandmother is house at the time. some scary moments for a driver in brazil as he found himself dangling over the side of a bridge. he crashed through the guard rail. he was rescued and pulled to safety. scary. >> baltimoreans are paying some of the lowest atm rates in the country. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. pork prices aren the rise. 3% more for pork this year and even more next year. you can blame the historic drought and cost of feed, reducing the supply. pork will still remain cheaper than beef. a pullback for stocks yesterday. bickering in europe. the bloomberg maryland index was lower. the peanut butter recall a trader joe's is now being expanded beyond trader j
this epic struggle. >> so, you know, the united nations general assembly has made up these magic moments, boring speeches. i think this was one of the things that really resonated in the hall among all of the people. and they have lost a lot of people. >> it's been horrible. >> all right, elise labott thank you very much for sharing this morning. six minutes past the hour. in the next half hour on "early start" we'll be joined by former white house appointee margaret hoover, richard socarides is back as well, a former special adviser in the clinton white house. they'll be chatting each other up, and us. >> if you missed it last hour, settle in. didn't take long for the politicians to turn the nfl's replacement refs debacle into a political football. check out paul ryan campaigning in ohio yesterday. understandably pretty upset about the backup officials robbing his hometown packers of a victory on monday. this is what it sounds like when politics and pigskins mix. watch. >> you guys watch that packer game last night? i mean, give me a break. it is time to get the real refs. and you know
the united nations general assembly in new york. but israel doesn't like the timing of today's speech. coming up for you at 7:15, we'll tell you why. you'll also hear what iran's president is saying about new threats from the united states. >>> back here at home, a new mosque will be built in santa clara county. county approval has been given to build the cordova center. the approval process has been controversial. look at this. although many support it, others say the plan to build a cemetery at that site could contaminate ground water. county supervisors say the center has passed every requirement. >>> beginning march 1st, rvs will be banned from parking overnight in parts of san francisco. yesterday, the board of supervisors passed the ban on the vehicles, saying it was to help people get out of rvs and into temporary housing. but homeless advocates say this could force more people onto the streets. a complete list approved will be banned by the tsa and will likely include parts of the sunset and bayview district. >>> tesla's score says he's working on a -- tesla's ceo says he's working on
to step down in a fiery speech at the united nations just a short time ago. he accused the united states and its allies of supporting terrorism in syria. cnn's senior united nations correspondent richard roth joins me in new york. richard, we know topic of syria very much so dominated in the conversation, this past week at the u.n. ga. we're hearing from the syrian government directly. what did he say? >> it was a fiery speech in words, maybe not how it was delivered. second year in a row for the syrian foreign minister to represent his country caught in a maelstrom of violence back home. the syrian foreign minister blasted the united states among other countries for supporting what he calls terrorists for toppling his regime. >> translator: we also wonder to what extent the statements made by qatar, saudi arabia, turkey, the united states, france and others to what extent do these statements, which clearly incite and support terrorism in syria with money, weapons and foreign fighters, to what extent are these in line with the international responsibilities of these countries in combatti
this morning, president obama is addressing the united nations as the campaign spotlight turns to international affairs. both he and republican rival mitt romney speak at the clinton global initiative's annual meeting today in nearly back-to-back speeches. hot topics for both. the u.s. response to anti-american protests across the muslim world, and we'll have more on this coming up. >>> now let's head to wall street and cnbc's courtney reagan at the new york stock exchange. do tell us more about the global bacon shortage on the way because al is very concerned this morning. he can't function. >> reporter: as are a number of others. this could be very true. if you're a bacon lover, start hoarding it now. according to britain's national pig association, a worldwide shortage of pork and bacon next year is unavoidable. it's a result of the drought that hit much of the country this year which damaged the crops used to feed the pigs, so the group predicts that the number of slaughtered pigs could fall by 10% in the second half of next year, and that could cause prices to double in some areas. natalie
're joined by israel's former ambassador to the united nations. thank you for coming in, we appreciate it. the redline comments that prime minister benjamin netanyahu just articulated, it appears that he pulled back a little bit from the imminent threat dialogue that have been taking place before that and push off this threat maybe next summer as opposed to the next few months. i bring that up because all this is happening in the midst of our own presidential election, what did you make of it yesterday? >> i'm here with the prime minister, and i think he drilled the message home in a very clear way. probably the most accurate way as far as they're concerned, and also made people understand where iran is, how imminent danger it is, how this may be. i think that pointing out there is still this, given the international community and the president of the united states, whoever it may be after november, a second chance, possibly a very clear timetable saying time is running out, our clocks are ticking. israel's clock is ticking much faster. we feel very threatened. the president of iran talki
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of iran is a primary presidential issue. today at the united nations, president obama said this. >> america wants to resolve this issue through diplomacy and we believe that there is still time and space to do so. that time is not unlimited. nuclear armed iran is not a challenge that can be contained. the united states will do what we must to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. >> bill: the word must is the key here because nobody really knows what that means. even mr. obama might not know. but it sounds tough. however, mitt romney isn't buying it. >> the president has not drawn us further away from a nuke leer iran. in fact, iran is closer to having a weapon, closer to having nuclear capability than when he took office. this is the greatest failure of his presidency. >> bill: in a time economy is dominating the campaign in the usa, it's worth noting that we americans remain in danger from muslim fanatics like ahmadinejab. and that danger must, note the word, be dealt with. according to a new rasmussen poll, 45% of likely machine voters believe u.s. muslim relations ar
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of state hillary clinton did sit down with netanyahu in new york. netanyahu also addressed the united nations general assembly. he warned the world may only have until next summer to stop iran. >>> if these are the facts -- and they are -- where should a red line be drawn? a red line should be drawn right here. >> the white house reiterated its commitment to stopping iran from building a nuclear bomb. >>> nfl referees are back on the job. the real refs received a standing ovation when they took the field before last night's ravens-bengals game in baltimore. the honeymoon was short-lived. the crowd quickly booed and the hometown ravens were called for an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty. this is the first game since the nfl and referees union reached a tentative agreement on a labor contract. nfl commissioner roger goodell apologized to fans for the lockout. >> we're sorry to have to bring our fans through that. we're sorry to bring the general public through that. that's unfortunately part of labor management disputes. >> the referees union plans on voting today and tomorrow on the lab
, the united nations general assembly meeting continues today in new york city. one of today's speakers, the libyan president, is expected to address the united nations around 5 p.m. eastern, and we'll have his remarks live for you on our companion network, c-span. >>> and on our campaign 2012 coverage, tonight a debate between candidates for u.s. senate in nevada. incumbent republican dean heller is up against democratic congresswoman shelley berkeley. that gets under way at 11 p.m. eastern live on c-span. >> to foster work and enterprise in the middle east and other developing countries, i'll initiate something i'll call prosperity pacs, working with the private sector. the program will identify the barriers to investment in trade and entrepreneurship and entrepreneurialism in developing nations. and in exchange to opening their markets to u.s. investment and trade, developing nations will receive u.s. assistance packages focused on developing the institutions of liberty, the rule of law, property rights. >> we believe that freedom and self-determination are not unique to one culture.
, yeah. it didn't make sense. when susan rice, the ambassador of the united nations, said it over and over on the sunday shows, that was a major problem. so this is -- conservatives have been unhappy with the romney campaign for not making more of this. you know, romney came out late at night, the night of september 11th, after this had happened, but before he knew that ambassador stevens had been killed, came out, criticized the statement that had come out of the cairo embassy about the -- about the demonstrations there. then got a huge amount of criticism. as the facts began to pile up against obama, the romney campaign stayed somewhat silent, and has still to this day not made a lot of the problems that developed. >> the debate is built entirely around foreign policy. if romney doesn't take advantage of that platform to raise questions, again, poke holes in the president's arguments -- >> greta: why isn't he now? this is coming from the super pac. >> i think the romney campaign thinks it can wait that long, at least some people in the romney campaign, think it can wait, and wan
a question. in a couple of days, wednesday. the platform will be taken at the united nations general assembly. my question escapes what actions can we be taking similar to canada shedding their embassy, what can the united states do with regard to the international court of justice? there is talk right now about recognizing the fact that he is on a genocidal task. his calls are genocidal. that is against a member nation of the united nations. how can we as america do something to ensure iran is thrown out of the united nations? he cannot be given platforms like this. he is now the secretary for the mam for the next three years. >> how can the united states get iran thrown out? do you realize iran just held a meeting with 40 countries? i thought it was 40. even more important, 120. you are suggesting the president should organize an assembly to throw iran out? me, butyou'll forgive it is ridiculous. we pay dues but we do not decide how countries will vote. thank god none of the votes in the assembly are mandatory in terms of being carried out. that has to be done through the security council,
british prime minister and the united nations special envoy for global education, gordon brown, joins the table this morning. good to have you on board. you may not talk soccer. >> prime minister brown was a little disturbed that we were over here celebrating the suez crisis, the boiling of brits in oil. we are so sorry. >> we've moved on a long time ago. i don't know if you can move on. >> no, it's very hard. let's talk first of all about the crisis in the eurozone. where do we stand today? it's not on the front payable of the page of the papers so much. >> i would say we've stopped being like greece, and we're probably more like japan, and we've got this long-term crisis now. when the european central bank came in to be the lender of last resort, you've got some stalemate for the time being, you can prevent things from going very seriously wrong. the problem with europe is it's going to slow very slowly, if at all. it's got a huge banking problem that's still got to be sorted out. the leverage is far worse than the american banks. we've got a competitiveness issue, and we're losing
-span.org. the libyan president will address the united nations general assembly. see that on c-span starting at 4:15. the president unveiled a new ad that will bear in the battleground states. -- that will air in several battleground states. this ad is two minutes. cannot show you the whole two minutes. you can go to the campaign site for more information. >> during the last weeks of this campaign, there will be debates, speeches. but if i could sit down with you in your living room or around the kitchen table, here is what i would say. when i took office, we are losing nearly a hundred thousand jobs a month. today, i believe as a nation we are moving forward again. we have a much more to do to get folks back to work and make the middle class secure again. now, governor romney believes that with even bigger tax cut for the wealthy and fewer regulations on wall street, all of us will profit. he doubled down on the same trickle-down policies that led to the crisis in the first place. what is my plan? first, we create a million men apart from jobs and help businesses double their exports, give tax b
of the general national conference of libya for the statement he just made. >> more speeches from the united nations tonight here on c-span. at 8:00 eastern, israeli prime minister benjamin it did not. at 8:30, the president of the palestinian authority, mahmoud. at 9:00, a replay of the speech we just heard. later tonight, from nevada, a republican senate debates his democratic challenger. -- the republican senator debates his democratic challenger. we will bring that to you live. >> to foster work and enterprise in the middle east and other developing countries, i will initiate something i will call prosperity pacts. working with the private sector, the program will identify the barriers to investment and trade and entrepreneurship in developing nations. in exchange for removing those barriers and opening their markets to u.s. investment and trade, developing markets will receive u.s. assistance packages, focus on developing liberty, the rule of law and property rights. >> we believe freedom and self- determination are not unique to one culture. these are not simply american values or west
, but agenda 21 through the united nations is locking up all of our natural resources, mandating what we can and cannot do. how much of this that goes to our water system now is going to the un? guest: the unid nations headquarters is based in new york city, so they get water from the new york water system and they get it the same way that everybody else gets it in the area. host: the system in new york -- i -- is it strictly a gravity- based system? is it all just running down from the catskills into new york city? or at what point does it have to be pumped to the various distribution points? guest: the way it works is mainly it is gravity. you have a very large reservoir system in the catskills, and it flows downhill. jimmy breslin, who worked at "the new york daily news" for many years of wrote a very good book years ago and talked about the new york reservoir system, and it was one of the great marbles. a lot of people who worked on that had the foresight of being able to get water to a large metropolis, and we have the benefit of that today, but it mainly flows downhill, and it comes in
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